Vaal University of Technology VUT Prospectus 2020

Vaal University of Technology VUT Prospectus gives more information for prospective student to know more about the university and it uniqueness.

Find below some important topics in the prospectus and download a pdf version below.

Important VUT Application Information

Vaal University of Technology Important Appilication Dates

How to Apply to Vaal University of Technology

Vaal University of Technology Admission Requirement

Vaal University of Technology Residences/Accommodation

VUT Undergraduate Application

All prospective students are to ensure that VUT offers the programme they are interested in and meet the minimum entry requirements for admission. All applicants will be selected on merit by the faculty concerned and such selection may include selection and / or placement tests.

Application Closing Dates

Applications for undergraduate courses close at the end of September each year.

How do I apply to VUT?

First you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme of your choice. Obtain a copy of the undergraduate programme guide as well as an application form from the admissions office (CW Building) or download it from our website (

Once completed, you must submit your application together with the relevant documentation and application fee to the admissions office by hand or by post.
The fee changes annually so please consult the admissions office to determine the correct amount. All prospective applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application.

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How long before I am informed of the outcome of my application?

All prospective applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application as soon as it has been processed by the admissions office.

How to check your application status?

Yes, you can track your application form via VUT’s website ( using your ID number.

General Admission Requirements

The minimum entrance requirements for admission to studies at the Vaal University of Technology is a Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. A pass mark is required in at least one of the languages of instruction (English) of the University at Higher Grade (HG) or Standard Grade (SG).

If an applicant offers an N3 qualification as an entrance requirement, it should comprise at least four subjects, plus pass marks in two official languages (of which one must be English), at least at Senior Certificate level (SG).

Additional requirements are specified for each course/ instructional programme. Prospective students must please note that in the faculties of Engineering, Applied and Computer Sciences the minimum required symbol for Mathematics, Physical Science, and in certain cases English, are HG (E) or SG(C).

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In the other Faculties and pending the course you want to enroll for, the average recommended subjects are: Accounting, Business Economics, Economics, Mathematics, Typing, Biology, Home Economics, Art, Physical Science, Clothing and Needlework.

Degree courses: Admission requirements regarding post diploma and degree studies are available on request.

All applications will be selected on merit by the department concerned. A candidate who is at least 23 years of age may apply for conditional admission.

The Candidate’s application must be accompanied by the following:

  • Certificate stating formal qualifications.
  • Recommendation from the applicant’s employer stating that he/she has the necessary experience and communication abilities to complete the proposed instructional programme successfully.
  • If an application is conditionally approved, the candidate shall only be admitted to the second semester/year of study, provided that the full first year/semester course has been completed successfully.

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